Sturgeon Bay Brush Collection Begins Monday

Sturgeon Bay Street Department crews will start the annual process of collecting brush city-wide in Sturgeon Bay Monday. As in the past, brush must be placed at the curb & street department crews will make only one pass through neighborhoods in the city. Brush must be cut into six foot lengths or less & placed parallel to the curb. Sidewalk access should not be blocked … Continue reading

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Door County Sheriff’s Department Accepts Unwanted or Expired Prescription Drugs

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be observed Saturday in communities across the nation, but not in Door County. Door County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Investigator Connie Schuster says, rather than designating one day for individuals to drop off unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs, the county has gone a different route…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Sergeant Schuster says all of the drugs … Continue reading

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Grass Fire in Town of Sevastopol

Several units of the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department were sent to a field off Whitefish Bay Road, between Mathey Road & Highway 42, in the Town of Sevastopol Wednesday to fight a grass fire. Apparently, a brush or debris fire got out of hand & cut a swath of several acres through the field. There were at least three homes in the area, but firefighters … Continue reading

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Washington Island Superintendent to Leave

WDOR News has learned that Tim Raymond, Superintendent of the Washington Island School District, has accepted a position with the Cambria-Friesland District & will be leaving the island at the end of the current school year. We’re told that Raymond, who has been at the island school for three years, will officially announce his decision to move on at the school board meeting Thursday. On … Continue reading

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Ask Thrivent Financial/ Income Taxes

The Door County Team for Thrivent Financial & Financial Consultant Grace Rossman present Ask Thrivent Financial on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:55AM & 4:55PM on WDOR.  The topic of this program:  Income Taxes- Plan Ahead!  Click the play button to listen. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its respective associates and employees cannot provide legal, accounting, or tax advice or services. Work … Continue reading

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Groovin’ Sisterhood Weekend Starts Thursday

A weekend escape catering to women, intended to provide opportunities to rest, relax & renew, begins working its magic Thursday. The 7th annual Groovin Sisterhood celebration is expected to include everything from great food, exercise & personal enlightenment to shopping opportunities, a murder mystery & water aerobics. The itinerary looks busiest Saturday with zip line tours, a segway class & tour, a fashion show brunch … Continue reading

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Emergency Vehicle Fun Day Set for May 4th

The Door County Sheriff’s Department is gearing up for the 5th annual Emergency Vehicle Fun Day set for Sunday, May 4th, at the Cherryland Airport near Sturgeon Bay. The free event drew hundreds of visitors in 2013 & the hope is that even more folks will take advantage this year. Chris Neuville, Door County Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Investigator, came up with the idea for the … Continue reading

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Plans to Preserve Horseshoe Bay Farms Property

Preliminary plans to preserve the iconic Horseshoe Bay Farms property in Egg Harbor were unveiled last week during a meeting of the project’s advisory committee. Property owners Glenn & Barbara Timmerman announced they have secured two nationally-recognized restoration & landscape specialists and plan to create a non-profit organization focusing on preservation & public access. The Timmerman’s are receiving help from Uihlein-Wilson Architects of Milwaukee & … Continue reading

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SBPD Arrest Man For Underage Sex Solicitation

A Door County man was arrested by the Sturgeon Bay Police Department last month for soliciting sex with a underage person via the internet. The 45-year old Sturgeon Bay man is accused of trying to have a sexual liaison with a 15-year old girl. City police officers, working under the internet crimes against children task force, cited the county man for felony use of a … Continue reading

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DCVB On The Go

It’s back on the road for staff members of the Door County Visitor Bureau Wednesday. As part of its Bureau On the Go program, the tourism agency will be holding office hours at two different locations. The contingent will be at the Ephraim Town Hall, 9906 Water Street, from 8:30AM until 11:30AM. Then, the group will set up shop at the Jacksonport Town Hall at … Continue reading

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